John Gay

John Gay

Life is a jest; and all things show it.
I thought so once; but now I know it.More John Gay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Gulliver was soon being read "from the cabinet council to the nursery".More John Gay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The sun was set; the night came on apace, And falling dews bewet around the place; The bat takes airy rounds on leathern wings, And the hoarse owl his woeful dirges sings.More John Gay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
"Is there no hope?" the sick man said, The silent doctor shook his head, And took his leave with signs of sorrow, Despairing of his fee to-morrow.More John Gay quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
When if or chance or hunger's powerful sway Directs the roving trout this fatal way, He greedily sucks in the twining bait, And tugs and nibbles the fallacious meat. Now, happy fisherman; now twitch the line! How thy rod bends! behold, the prize is thine!More John Gay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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